31146

Sigma-Aldrich

Boric acid

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur., buffer substance, ≥99.8%

Linear Formula:
H3BO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
61.83
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
38120104
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent
puriss. p.a.

Agency/Method

USP/NF
reag. ISO
reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor pressure

2.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.8%

form

powder or crystals

impurities

≤0.005% insoluble in methanol
≤0.05% with methanol-HCl non-volat. matter

pH

3.6-4.0 (20 °C, 4%)

mp

160 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble

density

1.440 g/cm3

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤3 mg/kg
phosphate (PO43-): ≤5 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

As: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤1 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

SMILES string

OB(O)O

InChI

1S/BH3O3/c2-1(3)4/h2-4H

InChI key

KGBXLFKZBHKPEV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Boric acid is a very weak acid, having pH in the range of 3.6-4.0. Coulometric method for the determination of boric acid has been reported.

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Hazard Statements

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
L Charlet Bhami et al.
Journal of vector borne diseases, 52(2), 147-152 (2015-06-30)
The use of low concentrations of boric acid as a potential and effective control agent for the eggs and immature stages of Aedes aegypti L. and Aedes albopictus Skuse (Diptera: Culicidae) is found to be safe and effective as compared...
Catanzaro EJ, et al.
Boric Acid: Isotopic and Assay Standard Reference Materials, 1-1 (1970)
L Romano et al.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 55(1), 110-114 (2004-12-03)
There is very little information, to date, on the antifungal activity of bergamot oil. In this study, we investigated the in vitro activity of three bergamot oils (natural essence, furocoumarin-free extract and distilled extract) against clinically relevant Candida species. We...
One-pot synthesis of 3, 4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones using boric acid as catalyst.
Tu S, et al.
Tetrahedron Letters, 44(32), 6153-6155 (2003)
Hye Ryeo Lee et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1346, 117-122 (2014-05-09)
In liquid phase microextraction, high enrichment factors can be obtained using an acceptor phase of small volume. By hanging an acceptor drop at the separation capillary tip, single drop microextraction (SDME) can be in-line coupled with capillary electrophoresis (CE). The...

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